Category: Bluegrass recording news

Brother John from The Steeldrivers

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has released a first single from The Muscle Shoals Recording by The Steeldrivers. It’s a new song from guitarist/vocalist Gary Nichols, Brother John, which includes an acoustic slide guitar solo from Jason Isbell, country rock singer/songwriter and Nichols’ childhood friend who co-produced the track. […]


Mountain Girl from Sideline

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sideline is one of those groups that bluegrass has seen many of in its short history. They started out as a special project band, getting together a few times each year as the members, many of whom were otherwise committed to full time groups, had […]


Blended Blue from John Berry

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Country artist John Berry had a good run in the ’90s, enjoying a #1 hit with Your Love Amazes Me, and Top Ten status for She’s Taken a Shine and Standing on the Edge of Goodbye. When his string of hits subsided, John resettled near his childhood home in […]


Ain’t That Crazy from Gold Heart

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gold Heart has a first single out today from their upcoming Mountain Fever Album, Places I’ve Been. The band consists of the three Gold sisters from northern Virginia, with their dad, Trent, on bass. All three sing, with Tori on mandolin, Jocey on guitar, and […]


Take It Easy coming soon from Monogram

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Monogram, the popular European bluegrass band based in Prague, is finishing up work on a new album, Take It Easy. Founding members Zdeněk Jahoda (mandolin) and Jaromír Jahoda (banjo), along with long time bassist Pavel Lžičař, have welcomed new bandmates Pepa Malina on fiddle, and Jindřich Vinkler as their lead vocalist, […]


Bluefield West Virginia Blues from Big Country Bluegrass

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a single, Bluefield West Virginia Blues, from their upcoming album by Big Country Bluegrass. It’s a new song from Tom T. & Dixie Hall and Troy Engle, telling of a time when Tom T. encountered an exceptional banjo player who he didn’t have […]


Frank Solivan in the studio

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Frank Solivan was back in the studio last week, but not for a new album with his hot band, Dirty Kitchen. He was in Nashville recording with family and friends for a new solo project on Compass Records. He carried some tracks that had been […]


The Songwriter In Me – The Demo Recordings

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following on the success of her book on songwriting, bluegrass and Gospel singer and songwriter Donna Ulisse has released an audio CD companion. The Songwriter In Me: Snapshots of My Creative Process was released in the summer of 2014, and has enjoyed both critical and […]


Chris Henry talks I’m Gonna Wait on Jesus 

| April 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

Chris Henry has recently been extremely busy satisfying the demands of his many roles; freelance musician, engineer, producer, teacher and composer. Somehow he was able to focus on writing a number of songs to mark his grandmother’s 90th birthday. Sadly, Claryne “Renee” Henry passed away […]


Sawyer Sessions LP coming from Yep Roc

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass is well-represented on the upcoming Yep Roc Records project, Sawyer Sessions, Season 1, set for LP release on Record Store Day, April 18. The album contains tracks from the YouTube music series by the same name, created by filming a variety of acoustic artists performing […]